Wrong Hands is the site of Canadian artist and cartoonist John Atkinson.
Cartoonist Drew Dernavich on Humor, Craft, and Drawing for The New Yorker
A conversation with award-winning cartoonist Drew Dernavich, who was involved with two book projects recently, including his first children’s book.
Food for the Thoughtless
If you sent David Sedaris to culinary school, you might end up with someone a bit like Michael Procopio — a writer with a keen eye for the foibles of humanity, a knack for blending humor and pathos, and a killer recipe for pork chops and applesauce.
“For a time I felt like the unhappiest guy in the world, using all sorts of drugs to cope with the simple reality I had yet to find: That everyone hurts. Everyone is dealing with something. Yes, it took a show on HBO to teach me that. It was Garry Shandling’s show.”
Illustrator Clay Jonathan explores the daily struggles of living with mental illness through his drawings at Depression Comix.
34 Reasons to Stop Writing Forever
Author Nathaniel Tower just turned 34 — which is the perfect moment for any non-bestselling writer to enumerate their (hilarious) shortcomings and spectacular failures.
Tabula Candida: Doodles of a Distracted Historian
The world’s most erudite stick figures skewer culture, academia, philosophy, history, and more in these doodles from a history teacher.
Dear Ovaries: Thanks, But Your Work Here Is Done
Toddler Mama is pregnant for the second time — so her brain decided to write an open letter to her ovaries, with choice words for the former’s zeal. The message: “your services will no longer be needed.”
Can Comedy Be Comfortable? One Question, Seven Humorists
Seven humorists weigh in on a single question: can comedy be comfortable?
Go Fug Yourself
From celebrity fashion disasters to close readings of award-show politics, Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks have perfected the art of smart and snarky red carpet commentary.
Humbled: You Keep Using That Word
“For the love of Merriam-Webster, don’t hide your happiness behind a thin veil of humility.” Blogger Lily Zacharias in a fun post about the rampant abuse and overuse of the word “humbled” in our social media feeds.
Looking Bad is the New Looking Good
What’s up with making glamorous models look miserable, hostile, and greasy? ML Philpott at I Miss You When I Blink envisions the creative meetings for fashion ads.
When To Hug Someone: Life’s Greatest Mystery
“Despite thousands of years of struggling with hug protocol, scientists have yet to unlock its deepest most powerful mysteries.” Matt Posky at You Monsters Are People discusses the art of hugging — with comics included.
Complete Taxonomy of Engagement Photo Poses
“I can confidently categorize all of the most clichéd kinds of pre-wedding portraits.” The blogger at The Marrying Kind compiles a hilarious photo album of couple and engagement snapshots.
Great Mistakes in English Medieval Architecture
Uhh, we don’t need a vaulting shaft there
I’ll just, like, cover it up with some leaves, no one will notice